LibriVox recording of Xenophon's Anabasis translated by H. G. Daykins, read by LibriVox volunteers, and proofed, coordinated, and produced by Karen Merline. Xenophon the Athenian was born 431 B.C. He was a pupil of Socrates. He marched with the Spartans, and was exiled from Athens. Sparta gave him land and property in Scillus, where he lived for many years before having to move once more, to settle in Corinth. He died in 354 B.C. "Anabasis" is a Greek work which meane "journey... Source: Librivox recording of a public-domain text
LibriVox recording of Cyropaedia: The Education of Cyrus by Xenophon. (Translated by H. G. Dakyns.) Read in English by Larry Wilson; Lynne T; John Ottens; Kane Mercer; Peter Gardner; Lucy Perry; Omar H. Eldahan; John Martin; Anna Simon; Rosie Roberts; Emory; Mark Chulsky; J. McDougall The Cyropaedia (or Cyropedia) is a partly fictional biography of Cyrus the Great, written in the early 4th century BC by the Athenian gentleman-soldier, and student of Socrates, Xenophon of Athens. The title... Topics: librivox, audiobooks
LibriVox recording of The Polity of the Athenians and the Lacedaemonians (Spartans) by Xenophon. (Translated by H. G. Dakyns.) Read in English by Phil Chenevert The Polity of the Lacedaemonians talks about the laws and institutions created by Lycurgus, which train and develop Spartan citizens from birth to old age. It only because of Xenophon that we have most of our knowledge about the Spartans. Xenophon the Athenian was born 431 B.C. He was a pupil of Socrates. He marched with the Spartans,... Topics: librivox, audiobooks
LibriVox recording of die Vertheidigung des Sokrates von Xenophon , translated by Christoph Eberhard Finckh. Read in German by redaer. Xenophon möchte zeigen, dass Sokrates ganz bewusst in den Tod gegangen sei. Das Unglück seines Todes war kein Zufall. Denn der Philosoph habe gespürt, dass seine Zeit gekommen sei, um das Leben zu vollenden und zu sterben. (Zusammenfassung von Wikipedia) For further information, including links to online text, reader information, RSS feeds, CD cover or other... Topics: LibriVox, audio book, Hörbuch, philosophy, Philosophie, German, Deutsch, Xenophon, Apologie,... Source: Librivox recording of a public-domain text
LibriVox recording of The Dream of the Red Chamber Book I by Xueqin Cao. (Translated by Henry Bencraft Joly.) Read in English by LIbrivox volunteers. The Dream of the Red Chamber (also known as The Story of the Stone ) is one of the Four Great Classical Novels of China, and considered the greatest of them all. Almost 40 main characters and some 500 minor characters tell the fortunes of the Chia family; the book details mainly the life of Chia Pao-yü, the heir apparent, who is described as very... Topics: librivox, audiobooks, classic, china, fictional autobiography, four great classical novels, chinese...
LibriVox recording of The True Story of Ah Q by Xun Lu. Read in Chinese by Vivienne Wong. The True Story of Ah Q (simplified Chinese: 阿Q正传; traditional Chinese: 阿Q正傳; pinyin: Ā Q Zhèngzhuàn; Wade–Giles: A Q Cheng-chuan), is an episodic novella written by Lu Xun, first published as a serial between December 4, 1921 and February 12, 1922. It was later placed in his first short story collection Call to Arms (吶喊, Nahan) in 1923 and is the longest of the stories in the... Topics: librivox, audiobooks, Chinese, 阿q, 生计, 革命, 洋鬼子